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Swiss train crash injures dozens

At least one person has died and 35 have been injured after two convoy trains collided head-on in western Switzerland. The driver of one of the trains was killed after it is though one of the convoys has jumped a signal in Granges-pres-Marnand.

Swiss train crash injures dozens
A picture shows the site of a train accident on July 29, 2013 in Granges-pres-Marnand, western Switzerland. Two trains collided head-on, injuring 40 passengers, at least five of them seriously, police said. (AFP/Getty Images)
Swiss train crash injures dozens
A picture shows the site of a train accident on July 29, 2013 in Granges-pres-Marnand, western Switzerland. Two trains collided head-on, injuring 40 passengers, at least five of them seriously, police said. (AFP/Getty Images)
Swiss train crash injures dozens
Rescuers stand on the site of a train accident on July 29, 2013 in Granges-pres-Marnand, western Switzerland. Two trains collided head-on, injuring 40 passengers, at least five of them seriously, police said. (AFP/Getty Images)
Swiss train crash injures dozens
A picture shows the site of a train accident on July 29, 2013 in Granges-pres-Marnand, western Switzerland. Two trains collided head-on, injuring 40 passengers, at least five of them seriously, police said. (AFP/Getty Images)
Swiss train crash injures dozens
Workers are seen on the site of a train accident on July 30, 2013 in Granges-Pres-Marnand, western Switzerland. Two convoys collided head-on on July 29, 2013 in western Switzerland, killing one of the drivers and injuring 35 passengers, at least five of them seriously, police said. Signal-jumping is thought to have caused a head-on train collision that killed at least one person in western Switzerland, national rail company CFF said on July 30. (AFP/Getty Images)
Swiss train crash injures dozens
Cranes are seen at work on the site of a train accident on July 30, 2013 in Granges-pres-Marnand, western Switzerland. Two convoys collided head-on on July 29, 2013 in western Switzerland, killing one of the drivers and injuring 35 passengers, at least five of them seriously, police said. Signal-jumping is thought to have caused a head-on train collision that killed at least one person in western Switzerland, national rail company CFF said on July 30. (AFP/Getty Images)
Swiss train crash injures dozens
Workers are seen on the site of a train accident on July 30, 2013 in Granges-Pres-Marnand, western Switzerland. Two convoys collided head-on on July 29, 2013 in western Switzerland, killing one of the drivers and injuring 35 passengers, at least five of them seriously, police said. Signal-jumping is thought to have caused a head-on train collision that killed at least one person in western Switzerland, national rail company CFF said on July 30. (AFP/Getty Images)
Swiss train crash injures dozens
Workers and policemen are seen on the site of a train accident on July 30, 2013 in Granges-pres-Marnand, western Switzerland. Two convoys collided head-on on July 29, 2013 in western Switzerland, killing one of the drivers and injuring 35 passengers, at least five of them seriously, police said. Signal-jumping is thought to have caused a head-on train collision that killed at least one person in western Switzerland, national rail company CFF said on July 30. (AFP/Getty Images)